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rhodamine

[roh-duh-meen, -min] /ˈroʊ dəˌmin, -mɪn/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a red dye obtained by heating an alkyl aminophenol with phthalic anhydride.
2.
any of various related dyes.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; rhod- + amine
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  • In their test of the valves, the researchers used a dye called rhodamine as the guest molecule.
British Dictionary definitions for rhodamine

rhodamine

/ˈrəʊdəˌmiːn; -mɪn/
noun
1.
any one of a group of synthetic red or pink basic dyestuffs used for wool and silk. They are made from phthalic anhydride and aminophenols
Word Origin
C20: from rhodo- + amine
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